"How the Canadian Provinces and Territories Got Their Names" from Mental Floss - This could be a fun article for some of you. I, for one, didn't know where exactly my province's name came from until reading this, although I guessed its linguistic origin e
Toronto's oldest house, Scadding Cabin was built by the Queen's Rangers in 1794 for John Scadding, clerk to Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe. The one-room cabin is constructed of squared, white pine logs with dovetailed cornersScadding Cabin is furnished as a typical settler's first house, with artifacts dating from the 1790s to the 1850s. The cabin’s first owner was John Scadding, an assistant to Upper Canada's first Lieutenant Governor, John Graves Simcoe.
The Acadians are first Canadian settlers originating from France who were deported out of their homes and off their land in Nova Scotia by British Soldiers in the word Acadian was shortened to 'Cajun'.